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Saturday 13 April 2024

Refuse to Believe


             
          There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true ; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.

Soren Kierkegaard

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Robert Doisneau
Derniere Valse du 14 Juilliet
1949

Friday 12 April 2024

Ruth Roman

The Window

Strangers on a Train

Five Steps to Danger

Joe Macbeth

Tomorrow is Another Day

Down Three Dark Streets

What Really Happened

Bottom of the Bottle

Thursday 11 April 2024

Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me

 

Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me
(Ellington/Russell)
Ella Fitzgerald

More Film Gris - Borderline Noir ?

Brief Encounter

Save the Tiger

Streetcar Named Desire

Day of the Locust

Hud

Cabaret

Eraserhead

Johnny Guitar

After Hours

Mank

Bird

Notti Bianchi

Bonnie and Clyde

Twelve Angry Men

Born to Be Blue

The Hustler

Quiz Show

Good Night, Good Luck

Indian Runner

Ox Bow Incident

Fat City

Wednesday 10 April 2024

To Be Prepared



             Customers at a marathon do not have to be prepared for their excitement. When anything happens they get excited all at once. In that respect a marathon dance is like a bullfight.

They Shoot Horses Don't They ?
Horace McCoy
1935

Dark Femmes #4

Anna Von Graz - Accident

Nicole Horner - Les Diaboliques

Rachael - Blade Runner

Laurel Gray - In a Lonely Place

Simona - Deuxieme Souffle (2007)

Lady Macbeth - Macbeth (1948)

Jani De Villiers - Croupier

Zeena Krumbein - Nightmare Alley (1947)

Natalie - Memento

Angeline - Under Suspicion (1991)

Margot Shelby - Decoy

Cora Papadakis  - Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)

Rica - Thieves Highway

Suzanne Brown - Red Rock West

Carla Smith - The Square (2008)

Mrs HG Cummings - Highway Dragnet

Gloria Trillo - Sopranos

 Cathy Higgins - Tomorrow is Another Day (1951)